High school’s Shakespeare rendition impresses

The Grinnell High School’s performance of “Romeo and Juliet”—as interpreted by the performers—bridged the gap between contemporary courtship and Shakespearean soliloquy as remarkably talented high school students played their roles for nearly two and a half hours. “The theme of secret passion is both timeless and sublimely relevant …” as the director, Michael Hunter, wrote…

Men’s soccer finishes season at MWC tournament

The squirrels and rabbits are not the only ones who have enjoyed the Indian summer, as the Grinnell Men’s Soccer Team nearly pulled off their second consecutive Conference championship. The men played a tightly contested semifinals match versus Carroll University in Ripon, Wisconsin, losing by a tally of 3-1. The Pioneers struck first, scoring in…

Women’s tennis captures Midwest Conference title

The Grinnell Women’s Tennis Team ended league play in smashing fashion, regaining the Midwest Conference tennis title for the sixth time in seven years. The women netters also claimed their eighth South title in a row and extended their winning streak in divisional play to 34 matches dating back to 2002. “We had an extremely…

Day in the Life— Hilary Brown ’11

7:43 a.m. – Awake from blissful sleep, blast some Eminem, and head to Classical Chinese. 8:50 a.m. – Exit the windowless Chinese classroom…fluent now? 9:00 a.m. – Pass out in the grill. 10:55 a.m. – Get bothered by fellow grill dwellers. 11:15 a.m. – Eat in D-hall and play some tater tot and/or carrot pong….

Comedian overcomes hesitation, draws on experiences

Isabel Miller ’11 always wanted to be funny, she just wasn’t sure that she was. Fortunately for the Grinnell community, she got a boost of confidence from ex-boyfriend Charles Frantz ’11. Frantz might be considered an expert in the field as a member of Ritalin Test Squad (RTS), the campus improv troupe. “He told me…